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How to Find Cheap Places to Live in Anchorage

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Downtown-Anchorage
Photo by Luke Jones. Anchorage, Alaska, is a great place to find a seasonal job because it’s a great place to visit. Each year, the influx of tourists brings with it the need for seasonal workers. It’s no secret that Anchorage’s cost of living is high compared to some cities...  Read More

Find Your Summer Rental in Ketchikan

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Ketchikan
Photo by Mark Byzewski. Known as the “salmon capital of the world,” Ketchikan draws a heavy tourist crowd for its natural beauty. It’s also home base for a number of seasonal workers each year and has a variety of seasonal housing options for them. Here are five different types of...  Read More

6 Spots to Park Your RV in Anchorage

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Parked-RV
Thinking of driving your RV up to work a season in Alaska? Not only will this plan open up options for adventuring on your way to and from your summer job, it will also take care of one of the biggest questions surrounding seasonal employment: housing. All you have to...  Read More

How to Get Around Juneau

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Bike symbol on pavement, lower half of bike
Wondering if you can work a season in Juneau and leave your car at home? Yes, you can—here’s how. If you’re into human-powered transportation or willing to take advantage of rental options, you’ll have no problem getting the best of one of Alaska’s most popular ports of call as a...  Read More

How to Get Around Fairbanks

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Getting-around-Fairbanks
Fairbanks has a reputation as a jumping-off point for adventure. People call it the Hub of the Interior or the Gateway to the Bush. It’s Alaska’s second-largest city and the biggest one in the state’s interior. Working in Fairbanks for a season opens up all sorts of options for discovering...  Read More

How to Find Summer Work in Alaska

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Summer-work
Photo by faungg. Thinking about getting a job in Alaska? Now’s the time to start planning your summer adventure. Here’s how to figure out what to do, where you can do it, and how long you want to work. Find your dream job location Do you want to be in...  Read More

Is Living in Alaska for You? Find Out.

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
ATJ-Life-in-Alaska
Adventure, natural beauty, remote wilderness, fresh seafood—these are reasons people spend time in Alaska. But that’s not all there is to the state. Do you think you’re suited for life in Alaska? Ask yourself these seven questions when you’re deciding to make your move. Do you enjoy roughing it a...  Read More

The Most Excellent Day Trips for Alaska Locals

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
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Not everyone has time to take a week off for a huge adventure—most of us have to work during the week. But the awesome thing about working in Alaska is you can take a day trip that other people will travel across the globe for. Here are a few of...  Read More

How to Get to Alaska with Your Vehicle

by ATJ Posted in The Alaska Experience Blog
Alaska-highway
Alaska is most certainly American, but it’s more than 2,000 miles away from the nearest state, Washington. Getting there with a vehicle requires either driving through Canada or taking a ferry. Both options boast unrivaled scenery and an adventurous experience, but require a little planning. Here are our recommendations for...  Read More

Off the Clock: 9 Things to Do in Skagway

by ATJ Posted in Off the Clock
Arriving at Skagway Junction by train.
Some small towns just have more to do than others—like, Skagway, Alaska, for example. It’s small, with a population not much higher than 1,000, but its historic role in the Klondike gold rush makes it a great place to visit. It’s been developed for tourism, since it’s one of the...  Read More